No pa mi je končno uspelo spravit skupaj potopis petega in šestega dne naše avanture. Verjetno dva dneva, ki si ju bomo prav posebej zapomnili. Zakaj, pa boste izvedeli sproti :). Izdam vam še to, da je v tem delu še več hudih fotk, ki se jih splača pogledat ;). Uživajte ob branju in pregledovanju ;).
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At last, here is the next part of our tavelogue. Probably two days we will remember the most. You will see why :). I can only tell you that in this post there are a loooot of great images. Enjoy 😉

DAY 5 – POLONNARUWA

Kot vse dni do zdaj vstanemo zgodaj (ob petih) in se odpravimo na izlet. Danes v Polonnaruwo, ki je od Dambulle oddaljena približno 50 km, kar je dobri 2 uri vožnje z avtobusom. Ogledati si imamo namen stare ruševine, ki pokrivajo kar precejšen del tistega območja in so tudi navedene v Lonely Planetu kot ena glavnih znamenitosti Šri Lanke. Za dobro jutro na poti do avtobusne postaje srečamo tega psa pri zajtrku (ja psi na Šri Lanki so res reveži:/ ).
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Like always we got up early in the morning (around 5 am) and we set out on trip. Our destination today is Plonnaruwa which is located about 50 kilometers (about 2 hours drive with bus) eastern of Dambulla. We intended to visit old ruins which cover a considerable part of that area and are also listed in Lonely Planet as one of the main attractions of Sri Lanka. For good morning, we meet this poor dog eating his breakfast on the street (yes, dogs of Sri Lanka are mostly in really bad shape).


Takole pa zgledajo avtobusi med vožnjo … vedno nekdo visi skozi vrata :P.
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This is how the buses look like … there is always someone hanging out the door 😛


Avtobus smo ravno zamudili in čakali naslednjega skoraj pol ure … vmes je bilo treba nekaj početi :). Tule je nekaj fotografij, ki so nastale med čakanjem na avtobus …
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We just missed the bus and we had to wait for next one for a while … and in the meantime we had to do something :). Here are a few images taken during this time …




Jeeeeeeeeee … prvi sloni, ki smo jih videli (pustimo tista tva reveža v ketnah pri Sigiriyi) … in to ne samo videli … skoraj povozili. Okoli ovinka smo pridrveli z več kot 100km na uro potem pa tole … štirje sloni, počaaaaaasiiiiiii čez cesto :).
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Yaaaaaaaayyyyy … first wild elephants we have met (I do not count those poor elephants in chains near Sigiriya) … and we have not just see them … we almost ran over them. We rushed around the corner with more than 100km per hour and there they were, just sloooooowly crossing the road 🙂



Hmmmmm tole sem pa moral pofotkat. Ta voznik busa je bil kralj … varnostni pas je mel prpet s “knoflo” hahahahahhahahahaha.
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I just had to photograph this. This bus driver was THE KING … this was his seat belt … an ordinary tailor buckle hahahahahahahhaa


Ko prispemo v Polonnaruwo nas že takoj na postaji “napadejo” vozniki tuk tukov in kar hitro se z enim izmed njih zmenimo, da nas pelje na ogled ruševin in še nekaterih stvari za “samo” 7500 rupij, namesto 9000, ki bi jih plačali samo za vstopnino na to arheološko najdišče. No to je bila prva velika napaka, ki smo jo naredili ta dan :). Druga, precej večja je prišla na vrsto zvečer, ampak več o tem kasneje. V glavnem … ogledi se začnejo super. Lan vozi tuk tuka, ogledamo si lepo pokrajino ob robu mesta …
Mogoče se vam tu splača tudi najeti kolo za cela dan. Cena je nekje med 800 in 1500 rupijami, kar znese med 7 in 10 EUR. Ali pa če ste bolj na komot, najamete tuk tuka, da vas zapelje naokrog … cena približno 2000-3000 rupij (15-20 EUR).
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When we arrive to Polonnaruwa there are a bunch of tuk tuk drivers already at the bus station. We agree with one of them to take us to see arheological sites and a few other interesting sights for “just” 7500 rupees instead of 9000 which is the entrance fee for only arheological sites. Well … that was our first mistake this day :). The second – bigger one will take place in the evening, but you will read more about it a bit later. Anyway … the tour begins great. Lan can drive a tuk tuk and we see some nice landscapes …
A smart thing to do here is to rent a bike for one day. It will cost you between 800 and 1500 rupees (7-10 EUR). Or … if you do not feel like pedaling aaround all day long you can also pay a tuk tuk to drive you around for an hour or two. Tuk tuk will cost you between 2000 and 3000 rupees (15-20 EUR).








… nato pa nas voznik pusti pri vhodu v Island park. Za ogled porabimo približno pol ure. Vstopnine ni, zadeva pa je vsekakor vredna ogleda … ne prevelika, vendar zanimiva.
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… the next stop is Island park. We need about half an hour to explore it. There is no entrance fee and the place is definetly wotrh to take a peek … the place is not big, but very interesting.



Še dobro, da imamo pri hiši 10 letnega odličnega fotografa 🙂
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We are lucky that we have a 10 years old great photographer in the family 🙂




Evo ga … čist po fotru 😛
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There he is … just like dad 😛



Tu pa se začnejo stvari zapletati :). Že to, da nas “vodič” do tega vhoda (tale “bife” je pred vhodom v arheološko območje) pripelje po nekih čudnih cestah, potem pa še kakih 100 metrov peš po gozdu, ne zbuja nekaj veliko zaupanja. Tu si priviščimo kokosov oreh, ki mi je mimogrede zanič, vendar sta ga morala poizkusit tudi otroka. Seveda je bil zanič tudi njima :). Ko hočemo vstopiti v območje najdb, pa od nas na vhodu zahtevajo karte, ki jih seveda nimamo :). Tako ostanemo zunaj in potrpežljivo čakamo vodiča, ki je kar poniknil skupaj z našim nahrbtnikom (hvalabogu otroškim z le nekaj drobnarijami), nekaj hrane in Lonely Planetom …
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And right here things are starting to complicate. First thing was that our “guide”, did not take us here by the main road but by some dusty side road and then we had to walk a few hundred meters trough woods made us a bit suspicious. Here we treat ourselves with coconut which actually none of us like, but the kids had to try it … and did not like it either :). When we want to enter the site the security guy on the entrance demands that we show him tickets, which we do not have of course :). Now we have no other option but to patiently wait for our driver who mysteriously disappeared with our small backpack, some food and Lonely Planet …




… kar naenkrat pa nas od vhoda nekdo začne pritajeno klicat naj pridemo sedaj hitro noter. Ko smo notri kakih 10 minut in si ogledamo nekaj malega, do nas pristopi varnostnik in zahteva, da mu pokažemo karte :). Jaz se seveda naredim tako neskončno neumnega, da me je bilo še pred samim sabo sram (mogoče je bil celo isti, ki nas je prej na vhodu zavrnil, pa sem izpadel totalni bedak, ampka nima veze hahahahahahhahahah). Po krajšem pregovarjanju zahteva, da gremo z njim ven. Ampak, kot, da to še ni dovolj nas pelje do glavnega vhoda kjer nas čaka … POLICIJA!!!! Od nas zahtevajo, da gremo kupit karte (ne ni bilo dovolj, da so nas vrgli ven). Zahtevajo, da grem jaz po karte, Urša in otroka pa počakata tam, da se vrnem. No lepo jim razložim, da to ne pride v poštev in, da lahko gremo kupit karte – ampak vsi skupaj. Plan je bil seveda, da se za prvim ovinkom potuhnemo 🙂 ampak neuspešno … čez nekaj minut se pred vhod pripelje policijsku avto, ki nas vse zapelje do muzeja kjer prodajajo karte :). Mater … zasebni policijski prevoz na Šri Lanki … to pa ni kar tako :P.
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… and suddenly someone by the entrance starts calling us to get in … quickly. When we are inside the archaeological site for about ten minutes, a security guy comes to us and wants to see our tickets :). Of course I play dumm as much as I can (maybe the security guy was actually the same one that was on the entrance the first time (I can only imagine what he was thinking of us hahahahahah). After short negotiations he takes us outside. But as this is not enough he takes us to the main entrance where POLICE is waiting for us!!! They want me to go to the museum and buy the tickets while Urša and boys must wait there until I come back. I make myself very clear that this is not an option – I can go buy the tickets, but we go all together. My plan is of course that we disappear after the first corner 🙂 but they do not agree with this. After a few minutes a police car arrives and two kind police officers drives us to the museum tu buy the tickets :). Damn … private police escort on Sri Lanka … that is really something :).



Zdaj pa tako … če smo že bili prisiljeni kupit karte za katere smo dali 9000 rupij (60 EUR) si bomo tudi ogledali kar smo drago plačali :). Nad muzejem nismo bili preveč navdušeni … za 10 minut za pogledat in to je to.
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Now … if we were forced to buy those really expensive tickets for 9000 rupees (60 EUR) we will also take a close look at what we pay dearly :). We are not excited about the museum … 10 minutes tour was enough.


Tako se začne naš 12 kilometrov dolg ogled arheoloških najdišč v Polonnaruwi. Verjetno smo bili edini cepci, ki smo si vse ogledali peš. Kakih 6 ur hoje po najhujšem soncu … vendar je bilo vredno :). Vstopnina res ni bila poceni, vendar je zadeva res velika in veliko je tudi za videti. Fotografije kako celotna zadeva izgleda sledijo … uživajte ob ogledu, jaz pa bom vmes samo vskočil s kakšno pripombo 🙂
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This is how our 12 kilometers long tour around Polonnaruwa arheological site begins. Probably we were the only idiots who walked the whole way. 6 hours walk on the hot sun … it was worth it :). Entrance fee was really expensive but the place is huge and it has a lot to offer. Below you can enjoy in many images of the place … I will just jump in from time to time with a comment 🙂



Opice so na vsakem koraku 🙂
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You can see monkeys on every step 🙂




Te ogromne stonoge so otroka čisto navdušile …
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Kids were quite excited about those huge things …


Definitvno največje drevo kar smo jih kdaj videli 🙂
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Definetly the biggest tree we have ever seen 🙂






Tule je bila ob “cesti” cela čreda radovednih opic … face sto na uro 🙂
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Whole herd of curious monkeys by the road 🙂


Takole zgledajo izredno lepo urejene sprehajalne poti med ruševinami …
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This is how extremely neat walking path among the ruins looks …





Temu Budi v ozadju pa je ime Lankatilanka in ker je našemu malemu fantu ime Lan, smo jo morali nujno pogledat in se seveda z njo tudi fotogarfirati :). Tule moram poudariti, da se nikoli in nikdar ne sme fotografirati oseba tako, da Budi kaže hrbet. Torej, fotografiranje s kipi Bude niso nobena težava, dokler jim pri tem oseba, ki je na fotografiji, ne kaže hrbta …
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Name of this Buda is Lankatilanka. And because our little boys name is Lan, we had to see it and take a photo or two with it :). Interesting thing is that there is no problem if you take a photo ob Buda statue, but the person ON THE PHOTO should never turn his back towards statue …




Takšnih in tudi precej večjih varanov smo tekom potovanja srečali kar nekaj …
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We have met quite a few varans troughout our jurney …


Tole pa je Gal Vihara … drugi Buda, ki ima ime po našem velikem fantu hahahahah. S tem smo tudi zaključili zanimiv in naporen izlet po Polonnaruwi. Tu moram poudariti, da sta otroka 6 kilometrov po vročem soncu prehodila sama in popolnoma brez jamranja!!!! Carja!!!
Ker ogled končamo na čisto drugem koncu kot smo vstopili se do avtobusne postaje vrnemo s tuk tukom, ki nas stane 200 rupij (1,5 EUR). In še nekaj … na avtobusni postaji, na kateri smo izstopili ob prihodu in kjer smo tudi najeli našega “super vodiča”, nas čaka prijetno presenčenje … naše stvari, ki so ostale v tuk tuku. Woooohoooooooo … šoferja seveda nismo več videli, ampak ker mu nismo nič plačali vnaprej, se nismo sekirali. Sploh glede na to, da bi nas on za 7000 rupij malo naokrog peljal in to bi bilo to, tako pa smo si z užitkom pogledali res ogromno in izredno zanimivo območje …
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This is Gal Vihara … the second Buda statue that has a name after our big boy hahahahaha. With this sight we finish this interesting and quite tough tour around Polonnaruwa ancient city. I have to point out here that our boys walked those 6 kilometers under hot sun completely without wining!!!!
Since we conclude our tour on totally different side of area than we started, we take tuk tuk back to the bus station. It costs us 200 rupees (1,5 EUR). Oh … and one more thing … on the bus station a pleasant surprise awaits for us … our things from tuk tuk :). Woooooohoooooo … of course there was no sign of the driver but because we did not pay him anything, that was no problem for us. If we look back we can only be thankful that he let us down. With him we would probably only see a small part of this extraordinary place …


Čaka nas še vožnja nazaj do Dambulle …
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We still have a ride back to Dambulla …


… in večerja v že preizkušeni, dobri in poceni restavraciji :). Večerja nas spet stane približno 600 rupij, kar znese okoli 4 eur :).
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… and dinner at proven cheap and good restaurant :). Dinner again cost us about 600 rupees (4 EUR) 🙂


In še fotka s šefico :). Ji je blo kar malo nerodno, ko sta ji otroka rekla, če se slika z njima 😛
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And a photo with the boss 🙂 She was embarrassed a bit when kids asked her to take a photo with them 😛


Tale punčka je bila pa the best :). Ko naju je videla kako hodiva mimo njene hiše, je pritekla do naju in nekaj razlagala (nimam pojma kaj, ker je bilo v njihovi žlobudravščini). Ko pa jo je gal povabil, če se z njim fotka je bila pa itak najsrečnejši otrok na svetu :). Da pa je bil dan zanjo popoln je imel Gal še nekaj bonbonov žepu …
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This little girl was the best :). When she saw us passing her house she ran to us, trying to tell us something (do not ask me what, because I understand only one word in their language). And when Gal asked her if she would take a picture with him, she was the happiest girl alive :). And the day was perfect for her when Gal found a few candies in his pocket …



Da pridobimo na času smo se odločili, da se v Kandy, kjer se itak nismo imeli namena zadrževati odpravimo še isti dan. Mogoče se vam zdi čudno, da smo Kandy kot eno izmed “must see” stvari na Šri Lanki izpustili. Po kar nekaj prebranih blogih in mnenjih o Šri Lanki je bil Kandy nekako tisti, ki je bil na splošno še najmanj opevan. Se nam je pa zato tu zgodila naša druga velika (ogromna) brca v temo ta dan – no v tem primeru je bila to izključno moja brca v temo :). Torej eno malenkost sem pozabil na avtobusu … ob 10ih zvečer … nič posebnega, samo torbo za fotoaparat v kateri je bilo 6 objektivov, 300 EUR in … VSI ŠTIRJE POTNI LISTI :D. Torej tako na hitro, če seštejem sem pozabil na avtobusu (ki je seveda odpeljal naprej) približno 3500 EUR in našo identiteto … Wooohhhhoooooooo. No v glavnem … hvala bogu se je to zgodilo na glavni postaji v Kandyju in ne nekje bogu za nogu, kjer ni žive duše. Jaz začnem panično noreti od enega voznika avtobus in tuk tuka do drugega in spraševati kam je šel avtobus in naj me kdo pelje za njim. No sredi tega mojega paničarjenja (verjetno me razumete ane) se pripelje model s tuk tukom in mi mojo torbo pomoli pod nos, ter mi reče naj preverim, če je vse notri. WTF????? Še vedno totalno v šoku prebrskam na hitro torbo v kateri je ŠE VEDNO POPOLNOMA VSE!?. Seveda ni dvoma s katerim tuk tukom se bomo peljali do hotela :). Voznik za vožnjo želi 250 rupij (slaba 2 EUR), prejme pa jih okroglih 1000 (slabih 7 EUR), kar seveda za nas predstavlja zanemarljivo vsoto v primerjavi s tem kaj nam je pred pol ure prinesel nazaj :).
Tule bi omenil še kako smo tu (in še nekaj drugih dni) izbrali prenočišče. Lastnika prejšnjega prenočiščam smo prosili naj nam priporoči prenočišče tu, ki naj bo čim bolj podobno njegovemu (po urejenosti in po ceni) in naj kar pokliče in se za nas vse zmeni. In res smo vsakič dobili prenočišče po pričakovanjih in za sprejemljivo ceno. Torej te opcije se le poslužujte, če ste seveda pripravljeni na to, da boste mogoče plačali za prenočišče več, kot bi vam morda zaračunali na kraju samem, saj ste tu vi ponudili ceno. Naše mišljenje je, da če dobimo nekaj za znesek, ki smo ga pripravljeni plačat se ne sekiramo, če bi morda na licu mesta za isto stvar plačali eur ali dva manj (o večjih razlikah pa pri teh, že tako izredno nizkih zneskih skoraj ne moremo govoriti).
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To save some time, we decide to move to Kandy the same day. It was not our intension to stay in Kandy anyway. Maybe this would seem odd to some of you, but after we read a few blogs and check out some opinions about Kandy, the place seemed like the least interesting place in the country. But … it was here where the other huge stupidity happend to us – actually to me :). I fotrgot something on the bus … at 10pm … I forgot my camera bag with 6 lenses, 300 EUR and ALL OUR PASSPORTS :D. So if I sum up everything it was about 3500 EUR and our identities … Woooohoooooooo. Luckily this happend in the main bus station in Kandy and not somewhere in the middle of nowhere. I started to panic and running from one bus driver, to another tuk tuk driver asking them where the bus went and if can someone please drive me after him. In the middle of my madness a tuk tuk driver steps to me and gives me my bag!!!! He says that I should check if everything is still insede. WTF????? Still in shock I check the bag in which nothing is missing!? Of course now there is no doubt which tuk tuk will take us to our hotel :). He charges us 250 rupees (less than 2 EUR) but he gets 1000 rupees (little less than 7 EUR). He is sooo happy, but for us those 7 EUR was nothing compared to what he brought us back half an hour ago :).
There is some advise that we would like to give here. We found this hotel (and some others) by asking our previous guesthouse owner for recommendation. We also asked him to call to the hotel and arrange everything for us. And everytime we got a great place for reasonable price.



Že tako smo ful pozni in utrujeni. Za nami je eden najbolj napornih dni tega potovanja, zato se samo še peš odpravimo kakih 500m do najbližje restavracije na večerjo in naravnost spat :). Večerja stane okoli 600 rupij (4 EUR) in niti ni posebej dobra. Sta pa otroka vesela hot dogov 🙂
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We are already late and tired. We,ve had one of the most intense and difficuld days of our journey, so we just have a dinner about 500 meters below our hotel. After dinner we go directly to bed :). Dinner costs about 600 rupees (4 EUR) and it was actualy not good. But the kids loved hot dogs 🙂


DAN 6 – OD KANDYJA DO NUWARA ELIYA / FROM KANDY TO NUWARA ELIYA

Dobro jutro. Tokrat spimo malce dlje, saj imamo vlak šele ob osmih :). Tule še dve fotki našega lepega Day’s Inna z zelo prijaznimi lastniki. Vsekakor priporočamo!!! Lepo urejen, čist hotel. cena pa zelo solidna. Nočitev nas stane 3000 rupij (20 EUR).
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Good morning. This time we can sleep a bit longer because our train leaves at eight o’clock :). Here are two more photos of our nice Day’s Inn. We can definetly recommend this hotel. It is clean, very comfortable, owners are very nice and the price is reasonable – 3000 rupees (20 EUR).



Tole pa je največji car na Šri Lanki … model, ki mi je prinesel nazaj torbo, ki sem jo pozabil na busu!!!! Večno mu bom hvaležen 🙂
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And this is the coolest guy on Sri Lanka … the guy who brought me back my camera bag yesterday!!! I will be grateful to him forever 🙂


Kupimo karte za tretji razred – itak, da ne za prvega kjer bi sedeli v klimatiziranem vagonu s 2453 kitajci in televizijo :). Raje se peljemo z domačini v na pol razpadlem vagonu, kjer za znoret smrdi iz skreta :). Cena kart za tretji razred, za vse štiri je 270 rupij (slaba 2 EUR) za vožnjo, ki traja okoli 5 ur. In še ena zelo pomembna informacija … če želite z vlakom do Nuwara Eliya (itak, da boste hoteli iti, ker je to pač stvar, ki je nikakor ne smete zamuditi), morate kupiti karto do Nanu Oye, kjer se potem z avtobusom odpeljete do Nuwara Eliye. Nuwara Eliya je od Nanu Oye oddaljena kakih 8 km, avtobus pa stane 20 rupij (dobrih 10 centov).
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We buy train tickets for 3rd class – of course not for 1st class where we would sit with 2453 chinese tourist and televison :). We want to travel with locals in broken up wagon, with stinking toilette :). Tickets costs us 270 rupees (less than 2 EUR) for all four of us. Tha ride is about 5 hours long. And one more very important advice … if you want to go with train to Nuwara Eliya (of course you will go, because this is one of things in Sri Lanka you really don+t want to miss), you have to buy tickets to Nanu Oya. From Nanu Oya you then you hate to take a bus to Nuwara Eliya. Nanu oya is about 8km away from Nuwara Eliya and the bus costs 20 rupees (10 cents).


Nekaj fotk same postaje in pa ljudi, ki se jih je kar trlo …
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Few clicks of train station and people waiting for their train …






Evo ga naš vlak … ni sicer tisti čisto tastari zarjaveli, kot smo upali ampak ok … tu se je začela najlepša in najzanimivejša vožnja z vlakom v našem življenju!!!
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This is our train … not the old and rusty one like we were hoping for but ok … the most beautiful and interesting trin ride of our lives starts here!!!


Takole pa izgleda notranjost vlaka :). Polno prijaznih ljudi in tokrat tudi brez gneče. To smo imeli le enkrat in to takrat, ko je bilo najmanj treba … več o tem v naslednji objavi :).
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This is how the train looks like inside 🙂 A bunch of very nice people and this time not so crowded. The train was full only one time … and that time was also the wrong time :). You will read all about it in our next post.


Tule pa sledi cela zbirka fotografij ljudi na vlaku in noro lepe pokrajine po kateri smo se peljali … UŽIVAJTE :D. Jaz pa bom itak vpadel vmes s kakšnim brezveznim komentarjem 😛
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Here follows a whole collection of great photos of people on the train and really cool landscapes trough which we drove … ENJOY :D. I will write some unnecessary comments 😛




Meni ena najlepših fotografij kar sem jih posnel tekom potovanja … ena redkih deklet, ki se je sramežljivo skrila pred fotoaparatom :).
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For me personally one of the best photographs I took during our travel … one of a few girls who bashfully hid from the camera 🙂














Praženi arašidi, ki so jih na žalost prodajali samo na tem vlaku :/. Bili so norooooo dobri. Vmes so bili neki listi, po želji pa jih je ata potresel še s čilijem … TOP!!!! Cena 50 rupij za malo in 100 rupij za veliko merico.
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Some guy on a train was selling roasted peanuts … and they were so goooood :). Theye were mixed with some leaves and if you wanted you cloud get some chilli on them … GREAT!!! Price for small portion was 50 rupees and for large portion 100 rupees.



Mal je bilo treba poviset skozi vrata, če jih že ni bilo 🙂
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We have to hang trough the doors for a while … actually there were no doors 🙂




A je noro al ni!?
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Is it or is it not crazy beautiful!?









No tole je mala merica arašidov … ampak najboljše je pa to, da je ta merica narejena iz domače naloge iz matematike hahahahahah. Tekom potovanja smo še več stvari dobili zavite v različne strani iztrgane iz šolskih zvezkov :).
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This is small portion of peanuts … but the best thing here is that this paper bag is made of homework in mathematics hahahaha. During our journey we got a lot of things wrapped in different pages torn of schoolbooks :).




Vozi se med nepreglednimi plantažami čaja …
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We drive among a vast tea plantations …




… in skozi male vasice.
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… and trough small villages.



Precej običajna pot v šolo … malo na, malo ob vlaku :). In to otroci vseh starosti …
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Quite common way to school. On and by the train :).







Takole pa nabiralke čaja tovorijo težke vreče po strmih pobočjih :/
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That is how women who are collecting tea carry heavy sacks up the steep slopes :/







NUWARA ELIYA

Želežniška postaja v Nanu Oyi. Takoj ob izhodu je avtobusna postaja. Z avtobusom se odpravimo kakih 20 minut vožnje stran do Nuwara Eliye.
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Train station in Nanu Oya. Right at the exit of train station, there is bus station. We take a bus to 20 min ride distant Nuwara Eliya.
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Najboljši sedež na avtobusu 🙂
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The best seat on the bus 🙂




ROYAL GUEST INN … najboljši hotel v Mestu!!!! Ta hotel smo izbrali po priporočilo Domna, ki je tu preživel nekaj časa in ni nam bilo ćal. Lastniki so izredno prijazni, vse je čito, cene pa so zadovoljive. Torej, če se boste za nekaj dni ustavili v Nuwara Eliyi (seveda se boste, ker tega nočete zamuditi) je ta hotel prava izbira!!!
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ROYAL GUEST INN … the best hotel in Nuwara!!!! We chose this hotel by the recommedation of our friend Domen. Owners are so nice, it is very clean and the price is good. We payed 3000 rupees per night. So if you’ll stop in Nuwara Eliya for a few days (of course you will – you can’t miss that) this Inn is a place to stay!!!



Naši novi prijatelji :). Lan se je z njimi zaštekal v približno 5 sekundah :). Midva sva šla lepo pospravit stvari v sobo, oni pa so se zaigrali dokler se nismo odpravili v mesto :).
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Our new friends :). Lan connected with them in less than 5 seconds :). We went to the room to unpack. In the meantime theye were playing like they know each other their whole lives :).



Najprej zavijemo na tržnico sadja …
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First we go to fruit market …


… kjer kupimo nekaj domačih jagod in to čudno zeleno zdevo, ki pa je zelo okusna. Za to sadje nimajo angleškega imena, Šri Lankško pa sem žal pozabil … ampak je tudi čudno :). Kljub čudnemu imenu in izgledu pa se zadevo splača probat!!
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… where we buy some local strwberries and this weird green fruit which is very tasty. They have no english name for it, but I forgot the Sri Lankan name … anyway it is also weird :). But you should try it!!




BUHARI HOTEL … restavracija presežkov 🙂 … najcenejše in najboljše kosilo, ki smo ga jedli v najbolj umazani restavraciji kar smo jih kdajkoli videli :). Cena 270 rupij (manj kot 3 EUR) za hrano in 3 pijače … wooohoooooooo. Kottu rotti je bil vrhunski, daleč najboljši od vseh kar smo jih pojedli (in teh ni bilo malo), pa še družbo smo imeli … med krožniki in po mizi ter stenah so se sprehajali simpatični približno 3-4 centimetre veliki … ščurki :). Lahko bi rekli, da smo jedli kosilo s posebnimi efekti :P.
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BUHARI HOTEL … restaurant of surpluses 🙂 … we’ve had the cheapest and the most delicious lunch, which we ate in the most disgusting restaurant we’ve ever seen :). Food and 3 drings cost us 270 rupees (less than 2 EUR) … woooohooooooo. They had the best Kottu rotti in Sri Lanka and we had some company … there waere a group ob 3-4 centimeters big, black cockroaches walking around the table and between our plates :). So we coul say we had lunch with special effects :P.






Ko se najemo se še sprehodimo na hitro po mestu.
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When we finis with lunch we take a walk around town.




Mesnica 🙂
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Butchery 🙂


Ko se vrnemo v hotel nas čaka prijetno presnečenje … ena izmed deklic praznuje rojstni dan in mi smo povabljeni :). Še dobro, da imamo s seboj še eno vrečko Haribo bonbonov, da ne gremo praznih rok :). Imajo zanimivo navado, da slavljenec po razrezu torte, vsem gostom kar z roko porine kos torte direkt v usta :). No torta … lepa že, dobra pa … hmmmmmmmmm, toliko cukra sem jaz na kupu videl samo v štacuni hahahahah. Otroke se imata super, predvsem Lan, ki se tudi fino napleše :). Po kakih dveh urah je čas za spanje, saj nas jutri čaka spet naporen dan :).
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When we return to the hotel the owner suprises us with invitation to his daughter birthday party :). Luckily we still have one Haribo candy in our backpacks so we do not go to the party empty handed :). They have really interesting habit that after the cake is cut, the birthday girl offers a piece of cake to each guest with his hands :). Well the cake looks nice but I have never seen so much sugar on one place except in the market hahahahaha. Kids have a great time, especially Lan. He likes to dance :). After two hours it is time to go to bed, because tomorrow will be a busy day :).




Hvala vsem, ki ste se prebili skozi vse fotografije … upam, da ste uživali in spotoma odnesli tudi kakšno uporabno informacijo :). Kot vedno bomo veseli vsakega komentarja, mnenja ali vprašanja. Kmalu pa boste lahko prebrali kaj smo počeli v Nuwara Eliyi in kako je potekal naš nočni izlet na najvišjo goro Šri Lanke …
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Thanks to everyone who came to here … I hope you enjoyed it and got some usefull information along the way :). As always, we will appreciate if you’ll take a minute or two and write a comment or a question. And soon our story contionues. Averything we did in Nuwara Eliya and about our night walk to the highest mountain of Sri Lanka … See ya 😉